Stories

Fables, yarns, tales, fantasies, science fiction, magic realism and other fantastical flavors.

King Kong on the Prairies

May 14, 2021

In which the eponymous giant primate experiences the discomforts of touring, and accommodating locals provide him with housing alternatives, evidence of which still persists to this day.

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Blossom

May 7, 2021

What do you do when “the blossoms refuse to leave you”? In this poignant but never sentimental tale, a young person infected by flowers moves from stigmatization to a thorny sort of acceptance.

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The Subterranean Beasts of Electric Town

April 1, 2021

Hal’s search for his evasive ex-girlfriend takes an absurd and surreal turn when his neighbor Lance wakes up in an empty Tokyo rail station in the form of a miniature kaiju. Happy April Fool’s Day.

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Wax Works

March 26, 2021

In this wicked little stinger, social satire and speculative fiction converge to burst some techno-utopian bubbles.

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Covid 23–31 as Seen From the Conterrestrial Pre-Launch Command Center

December 31, 2020

Electoral conspiracy theories and antivax paranoia cross into a bizarre parallel plane in this nightmarish, Ballardesque satire.

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The Rattlesnake

December 19, 2020

In which the Gorgon’s rageful vengeance against male sexual violence becomes a terrifying mirror of her own wounded heart.

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